All Other Positions - Confluence Academy
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Job Title: Talented & Gifted Coordinator
Job Location: Confluence Academies
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Confluence Academy
St. Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-436-2313
Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Gifted and Talented Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Special Education
REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education
POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees network gifted and talented program preK-12; provides leadership and ensures network compliance with statutes and regulations. The Gifted and Talented Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership in the area of gifted and talented education. Position objectives include implementing the network Gifted and Talented Program Plan; studying, evaluating, and implementing innovative techniques and methods; providing leadership in the development, articulation, and implementation of an exemplary gifted and talented program, improving the program through evaluation; and developing and coordinating the district-wide staff development program for gifted and talented education.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: include the following. Other duties may be assigned
 Develop and revise gifted and talent curriculum.
 Implement procedures and coordinate the process to identify gifted and talented students at all grade levels campus wide, including review of student data and testing of students.
Assist teachers to develop and provide gifted and talented students with alternative course work through curriculum modification, acceleration, etc.
 Develop and conduct or arrange for staff development sessions, including sessions on delivery of instruction, enriched learning in classroom settings, and methods for identifying gifted and talented students.
 Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the gifted and talented program and implement changes based on the findings.
 Provide resources and materials to support staff in accomplishing program goals.
 Remains current on latest research and development in gifted education.
Consult with parents, administrators, counselors, teachers, community agencies, and other relevant individuals regarding gifted and talented students.
 Plan and conduct parent meetings, including parent advisory committee meetings. Participate in grant-writing activities to obtain program funding.
 Assist with the selection and purchase of supplemental equipment and supplies for the program.
 Assist school personnel in ensuring network compliance with accountability requirements.
 Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.
Work with data processing staff to assure accurate reporting of gifted and talented students
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
June 2019
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of (3) years of teaching experience in related area of concentration.
Certification: Valid Teaching Certificate in Gifted Education from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or possess appropriate credentials to prove eligibility for Missouri certification.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of mangers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must be able to transport between school buildings and cities. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all Confluence requirements and Board of Education policies. Ability to utilize technology in establishing appropriate record keeping program for students, programs, and staff.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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